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East Coast Demerara businessman shot, robbed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 5:33 by GxMedia An East Coast Demerara businessman was shot and robbed by heavily armed bandits who invaded his business premises Tuesday night. N. Ramkissoon was shot to his left thigh and taken to a private city hospital for medical attention. The men carted off an undisclosed sum of cash. Eyewitnesses said the ...

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Plaisance woman shot during attempted robbery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 2:28 by GxMedia A woman, said to be her 30s, was Tuesday night shot and seriously injured on the Plaisance Railway Embankment road. ‎She has been identified as Bernette Campbell of 60 West Road, Plaisance. Initial reports are that the woman was shot several times dur‎ing an attempted robbery. Her condition has been ...

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The revolution in finance for agriculture

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 19:41 by GxMedia by Adelle Z. Roopchand July 2014 – Nairobi….The access to finance is and has been a debilitating factor in the progress of agricultural development across the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions.  Farmers from the regions have called on governments to address the financial strategies for better access by the ...

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Rodney Inquiry: Weapons-transfer document probably bogus- GDF

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 19:31 by GxMedia The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on Tuesday appeared to suggest that a purported form showing the transfer of weapons to the People’s National Congress (PNC) is a bogus document. Testifying before a Commission that is inquiring into the bomb-blast death of Guyanese politician and world-renowned historian,  Lt.Col. Patrick West said ...

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GDF can’t find William “Gregory” Smith’s personnel file

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 15:31 by GxMedia A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Sergeant fingered in the death of Guyanese politician and historian, Dr. Walter Rodney is dead but his status in the army remains a mystery because his personnel file cannot be found, according to testimony provided to a Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Patrick ...

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Bodies of two of five missing fishermen surface

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014, 22:46 by GxMedia The bodies of two fishermen, who were victims of an alleged piracy attack earlier this month, have so far been found at different locations of the Corentyne foreshore. They are those of 22-year old Naresh Persaud of Number 72 Village, Corentyne and 36-year old Omesh Derhup of Skeldon, Corentyne. Persaud’s ...

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Woman died of stab wounds- autopsy

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014, 22:09 by GxMedia The woman, whose decomposed remains were found last week in a clump of bushes, died of stab wounds, according to an autopsy conducted Monday. The autopsy was conducted by Government Pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh. “He gave the cause of death as due to incised wounds to the abdomen,” said police ...

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Region 10 PNCR extends fence-mending olive branch

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014, 21:52 by GxMedia The Region 10 branch of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Monday pledged to mend fences after the most chaotic Congress ended with question marks about the integrity of the internal electoral process. “Congress is over, and we are now faced with the task of moving forward, of mending ...

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Police probing gunshot at PNCR’s headquarters

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014, 20:52 by GxMedia Police on Monday began initial investigations into a shooting incident at the headquarters of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) one day earlier. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Leslie James said police have been initial investigations. No one has been arrested and the identity of the man ...

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